Art & Fire: A Journey in Five Films with Oscar Guardiola-Rivera | Latina/o and Mexican-American Studies

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Art & Fire: A Journey in Five Films with Oscar Guardiola-Rivera

Event Information
Event Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 6:00pm
Event Location: 
Zoom

The Multicultural Center, Women and Gender Studies, Latino/a Mexican American Studies, Anthropology and Media Arts invite you to the virtual dialogue, A conversation with Oscar Guardiola-Rivera about Film, Radical Thought, and Transformation in the Americas.

Oscar Guardiola-Rivera is a writer, philosopher, and lecturer in law and human rights at Birkbeck, University of London. He is the author of the critically acclaimed books What If Latin America Ruled the World? and Story of a Death Foretold.

The 11/19 discussion will take place virtually starting at 6pm CST (see attached flyer for details)

https://unt.zoom.us/j/81371488096

Meeting ID: 813 7148 8096

The Colombian philosopher and writer Óscar Guardiola-Rivera offers us a fascinating course in which, based on the analysis of five films, he approaches the global reality, especially the Latin American one. In addition, the course explores multiple references to cinema, music, essays and philosophy, to map contemporary Latin American culture and thus unravel concepts such as class, race, colonialism or capitalism. Alejandro Jodorowsky, Cristina Gallego, the Tricontinental, contemporary Brazilian cinema, Andrea Echeverri, Amerindian perspectivism and Óscar Murillo are some of the references that we will find.

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